medication information

Fluconazole

We want to make sure you fully understand your treatment. 
Below outlines the directions, benefits and risks with 
Fluconazole.

Fluconazole is an oral medication used to treat fungal infections, including yeast infections and pityrosporum folliculitis.

Directions:

Take by mouth. 👄 You should take this as instructed by your doctor.

May take with or without food. You can take it any time of the day.

Make sure to tell your doctor about ALL medications you are taking. 💊 Fluconazole can interact with other medicines, so it’s important your doctor knows all the drugs you take, including over-the-counter supplements. If you have provided an incomplete list in your Medical File, please message us with updated information.

Do not take if pregnant (for females). Do not get pregnant while taking fluconazole, and continue to take extra precautions for 1 week after stopping fluconazole. There may be a risk of spontaneous abortion or birth defects if taken during the first trimester.

Just one drink. 🍸You may drink alcohol while taking fluconazole, but please drink moderately if you do. The combination may worsen upset stomach symptoms.

Do NOT take this medication if:

  • You are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or think you might be pregnant.
  • You are breastfeeding.
  • You have any liver problems.
  • You are allergic to fluconazole or any other medication used to treat yeast and fungal infections.

Caution: The most common side effects are headache, diarrhea, nausea or upset stomach, dizziness, stomach pain, and changes in the way food tastes.

If you become pregnant while taking this medication, discontinue use immediately and message your doctor for an alternative.

Do not take if breastfeeding.